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Jim Byrne ( Actor )

An Auburn native, Jim’s credits include Bob Ewell (To Kill a Mockingbird), Peter Quince (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Cinderella’s Father (Into the Woods), Grandfather (Ragtime), and The Father (Eurydice).  Other roles include Herr Schultz (Cabaret, Redhouse), Harvey (Breaking Up is Hard to Do, Auburn Players), Wilbur Turnblad (Hairspray, Redhouse), Rooster (Anne, Auburn Players).  Jim is a recipient of a TANYS Merit Award (Theater Association of New York State) for Excellence in Acting as The Doctor/Notary/Servant in the Harlequin production of Gianni Schicchi.  Jim earned film credits as the character of Sonny in the Robert Lieberman film Nothing But green lights.  Jim has a BS degree in Recreation from SUNY Cortland and studied Theater Arts at SUNY Cortland and The University of North London.